Vehicle onboard electrical demands are rapidly increasing, as all manner of new electronic features, such as navigation systems, are well on the way to heavy market penetration. And underhood, electrically driven ancillaries appear to be a reasonable near-term solution to achieving solid incremental fuel-economy gains. But the proliferation of electrical componentry is sorely taxing today's standard 12-volt vehicle electrical architecture. The solution is an upgraded electrical ...

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